The table below looks at the statistics for BIG-IP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank - 169 145
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 0 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds - 0.061% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.32% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 10
Average salary - £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
BIG-IP
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
631 634 512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 18.26% 19.48% 17.41%
Number of salaries quoted 492 435 385
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,850 £21,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BIG-IP across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

BIG-IP Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

BIG-IP
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BIG-IP across the Leeds region.

BIG-IP Salary Trend in Leeds

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds region citing BIG-IP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BIG-IP.

1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) IIS
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) SMTP
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) FTP
1 4 (100.00%) HTTP
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Apache
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Debian
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) SSH
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) CentOS
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Brocade
1 4 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (100.00%) XenServer
1 4 (100.00%) vSphere

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds region citing BIG-IP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BIG-IP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) IIS
1 4 (100.00%) Apache
2 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) SMTP
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) FTP
1 4 (100.00%) HTTP
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) SSH
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
General
1 2 (50.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Debian
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) CentOS
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) SUSE
2 3 (75.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) MCP
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) XenServer
1 4 (100.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) PureDisk
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Brocade
2 3 (75.00%) Syncsort
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) F5